Louisiana Indian Lessons for Students

V. Louisiana Trail of Indians Day #5 (Day 1 of Rotation in centers)  (Print Lesson MS Word or PDF File)


Day 1 of  Center Rotations (20 minutes each)


HOTS Questions:  What is Poverty Point?  How is it a landmark? Can you explain the difference between Louisiana Indians now and long ago?

  • Describe basic characteristics of maps and globes

  • Identify geographical features in the local region

  •  Identify similarities and differences in communities over time

  • Identify sources where historical information can be found and how that information can be used

  • Identify and describe the significance of various community landmarks and symbols

  • Identify examples of various landforms

  • Write legible short paragraphs using proper indentation

  • se standard English punctuation

  • Write using standard English structure and usage, including: ;subject verb agreement in simple and compound sentences ;past and present verb tenses, noun and pronoun antecedent agreement ;transitional words and conjunctions in sentences ;prepositions and prepositional phrases ;possessive nouns, adverbs, especially those related to time

Teacher Background:

1. Read Chitimacha Legend The Legend of the Bayou Tech and discuss what they feel it means.

2. Louisiana Indian Landmark: Poverty Point Informational Internet sites to share with the children.

3. Centers:

4. Evaluation: Map, rough draft of "Louisiana Indians"


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